StatisticNashvilleTennesseeNational
Population643,7716,833,174328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,35316791
Median age34.038.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%41%43%
Speak English83%93%79%
Speak Spanish9%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Nashville is 710% higher than Tennessee
  • The median age in Nashville is 12% lower than Tennessee
  • In Nashville 62.35% of the population is White
  • In Nashville 28.04% of the population is Black
  • In Nashville 3.52% of the population is Asian

Compare Nashville, TN Demographics

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      Nashville population breakdown by race

      RaceNashvilleTennesseeNational
      White62.35%77.84%73.35%
      Black28.04%16.81%12.63%
      Asian3.52%1.61%5.22%
      American Indian0.27%0.29%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.06%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race2.39%2.03%3.06%
      Other race3.38%1.38%4.75%
      In Nashville, 10.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Nashville age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Nashville, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).